Nature Learning

Project title: Promoting nature education and outdoor teaching through cross-border cooperation

 Funded by: Baltic Sea Region INTERREG III B Programme Estonian Ministry of the Internal Affaires;

Centre of Environmental Investments

 Duration: September 2006 – October 2007

 Partners: Tartu Environmental Education Centre

Peipsi Center for Transboundary Cooperation

Latvian Olympians Club

Gauja National Park

 CTC contact persons: Eeva Kirsipuu, Piret Pungas


Project is aimed at strengthening the role of environmental education institutions in society, tighten cooperation between Latvian and Estonian environmental organisations, diversify outdoor teaching opportunities and raise general environmental awareness.


  • Developing and publishing up-to-date teaching materials, including worksheets for outdoor practical work and web-based environmental game. See programmes in Estonian, Latvian and Russian HERE
  • Setting up mobile exhibitions on urban nature in Tartu and Riga, which can be exhibited also in other locations.
  • Supplying environmental education centres with necessary equipment for outdoor work.
  • Organising local and international environmental camps for students.
  • Organising local and international teacher trainings.